Women Continue to Sit on the Sidelines in Armenian Politics

Despite the fact that more than 50 percent of Armenia’s population are women, only one party has entrusted the number one slot on its electoral list to a woman. Gohar Abrahamyan takes a look at which forces have the most women on their lists and why women’s presence alongside men is not the result of good will and remains problematic.

Armenia-Georgia: Political Will and Deepening Economic Relations

Deepening already existing relations between Armenia and Georgia will only benefit the two countries, however, the potential for economic cooperation is not being realized to its fullest. Armenian and Georgian economists agree that political will is needed.

These Four MPs Left the Republican Caucus to Run Under Pashinyan’s Banner

Who are the four members of parliament who are running against their old Republican Party of Armenia companions as part of Nikol Pashinyan’s My Step Alliance?

Gyumri 1988 - 2018: Rising Still

Thirty years ago, a devastating earthquake ripped through northern Armenia, killing over 25 thousand people, destroying buildings, decimating entire villages and in its ominous wake, leaving a people traumatized. Today, 30 years on, Gyumri, one of the hardest hit cities, is rising.

EVN Youth Report  

music

Underground /Ընդհատակ/ II

There is art underground. It is beautiful and that is probably why it is hidden. Meet Armenia's underground musicians through EVN Youth Report's series. Ընդհատակում արվեստ կա։ Գեղեցիկ է ու ընդհատակ է անցել։ Ծանոթացեք ընդհատակի փախած կերպարների հետ EVN Youth Report- ի միջոցով:

personal essay

Destination Hadrut: Arman in Uniform

A personal essay by Gayane Ghazaryan about a trip to Artsakh to see her brother for the first time after he left for his mandatory service in the army. A day her family had always known would come but was never fully ready for. Գայանե Ղազարյանը գրում է իր նորակոչիկ եղբորը առաջին անգամ Արցախում տեսակցության գնալու իր փորձառության մասին։ Մի օր, որին նրանք սպասել են, բայց այդպես էլ պատրաստ չեն եղել։

food

I Am a Vegetarian

What are some of the challenges vegetarians and vegans face in a culture that loves its meat? Dietary social norms, culture and traditions in Armenia have made it difficult, but today, there is less and less need to excavate menus to find something to order.

creative non-fiction

The Fairy Tale: Would You Believe It?

The only thing this fairy tale needs to become a reality is peace and peace perhaps needs a fairy tale.

EVN: A space for critical discourse and new narratives.

EVN Report’s news roundup for the week of December 14: The My Step Alliance wins landslide in snap parliamentary elections; a number of top army brass in Arstakh are relieved of their duties; corruption cases continue and the Third Global Forum Against the Crime of Genocide takes place in Yerevan. 

Elisa von Joeden-Forgey, Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Stockton University (USA) and Irene Victoria Massimino, Professor, High Criminal Court Rapporteur (Argentina) who are in Armenia taking part in the 3rd Global Forum Against the Crime of Genocide spoke about the importance of education and recognition in the prevention of genocides globally.  

Professor William Schabas, an international human rights and criminal law expert said that he's usually in Armenia to talk about the past, the genocide, and justice for genocide. This time, he noted that he is here to to talk about the future because transitional justice is for the victims to see that justice is done, but it’s also about building something new.

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 Portraits of Memory - Aram Manukyan  

 Portraits of Memory - Harutyun Marutyan 

Portraits of Memory: Gyumri

 

This year marks not only the 30th anniversary of the earthquake, but also the 30th anniversary of the start of the Karabakh Movement. Before the Velvet Revolution, EVN Report traveled to Gyumri to talk to the people there about their memories, concerns and dreams for the future. These are the voices of the participants of the 1988 Movement from Gyumri.

 

 

 

Introspective Armenia: Portraits of Memory

Dedicated to the 30th Anniversary of the Karabakh Movement

 

The 1988 Karabakh Movement brought about a period of intense and sweeping changes and the people of Armenia were leading the charge. 

 

 

Ինտրոսպեկտիվ Հայաստան. Հիշողության դիմանկարներ

Նվիրվում է Ղարաբաղյան շարժման 30-ամյակին

1988-ին սկասած Ղարաբաղյան Շարժումը ինտենսիվ և վիթխարի փոփոխությունների ժամանակաշրջան էր, որն առաջնորդում էր հայ ժողովուրդը: 

 

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